Posts Tagged Higher Education

Assessing Higher Education in a Post-Pandemic Virginia

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Since 2011, private colleges and universities have offered more online learning opportunities. (Credit: Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service at UVA)

The pandemic is changing many aspects of life as we now know it, and that’s a trend that will only continue for the rest of the year. Michael Pope has this preview for the fall semester of higher education.

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Will Virginia Lawmakers Implement Another Tuition Freeze This Year?

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For two decades, tuition at Virginia’s universities was on the rise. That ended last year after a massive new investment in higher education was available only to schools who agreed to cap their tuition rates. But, as Mallory Noe-Payne reports, it’s unclear whether lawmakers will make the same move this year.

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VCU Shows Congress How Intrusive Advising Can Help Achieve Equity in Higher Ed

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Tomika LeGrande is vice provost for strategic enrollment management at Virginia Commonwealth University.

Are colleges and universities in Virginia equitable? Or should the federal government be doing more to achieve racial and income equity? Michael Pope has this report from Capitol Hill.

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Virginia’s Talent Pipeline May Soon See a Big Shift

StateSeal00For many years, young people in Southside and Southwest Virginia have been leaving the area after graduating from college. But, that may not be the case for much longer. Michael Pope reports.

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Lawmakers Offer More Money, as Colleges Consider Tuition Increases

StateSeal00This spring, colleges in Virginia will be voting on whether to raise tuition for next school year. The latest state budget has a big incentive for them not to. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.

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Mixed News for Higher Ed in State Budget

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State lawmakers have signed off on a budget that includes increased spending on K-12 education, health care, and raises for state employees. But the outlook for higher education funding is mixed. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.

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Beer Boom Leads to More Classes

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As Virginia’s craft beer industry continues to boom, it means more job openings. To help fill the demand, the University of Richmond is expanding its class options in beer making. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.

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